Monday, December 7, 2015
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Pita Pit has been able to enjoy tremendous growth over the last 20 years by building brand loyalty in both large cities, but also in smaller markets where franchisees are able to connect with their customers on a sometimes deeper and more intimate level. Find out how community involvement is key to success in a small market. You can check out the article here, or continue below.
By Sam Oches
The fast-casual renaissance that has taken over the restaurant industry in the last decade has lately infused excitement and momentum into the broader limited-service sector. Market research firm Mintel found that sales at fast-casual restaurants grew 10.5 percent last year, compared with 6.1 percent growth from quick-service restaurants.
But that renaissance has so far been mostly confined to major U.S. markets. Cities like Washington, D.C., Chicago, San Francisco, and Denver have proved to be hotbeds for fast-casual development, while other mid-sized and large cities have become the default destination for brands’ expansion plans, both corporate and franchise. The reason for that, of course, is plain: the bigger the city, the more potential customers, especially customers with more dollars to spend.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
RadioShack recently announced the closure of thousands of existing stores, which creates additional real estate opportunities for businesses like Pita Pit looking to break into the Cincinnati market. Find about what the real estate specialist at Pita Pit thinks about these site opportunities and how converting an existing space can save money. You can check out the article here, or continue below.
By Andy Brownfield
When RadioShack filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection last week, it announced that 11 Cincinnati-area stores would be closing. But that could mean a big opportunity for other companies trying to enter the market.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Pita Pit will soon be opening the doors to its restaurant next to Loyola University. In preparation for its opening, Pita Pit operating partner Manuel Valdes to learn more about the brand. Find out about the new location and what to expect when the new Pita Pit opens. You can check out the article here, or continue below.
By Matt Boey
Does new always mean improved?
That’s the question for two new additions to Loyola’s off-campus food joints: the health-orientated fast food alternative Pita Pit and Insomnia Cookies, a late-night bakery that has become a staple on many other college campuses around the country. But are these new joints worth the time and, most importantly, the money?
Wednesday, April 1, 2015
On the heels of slumping sales across the globe, McDonald’s is looking for ways to enhance their image with the coveted millennial segment. Jordy Patano, digital marketing manager for Pita Pit, talked to the Franchise Times about how attracting millennials may not be easy for McDonald’s. You can check out the article here, or continue below.
By Tom Kaiser
As all eyes are on McDonald’s latest Create Your Taste program, to lure young customers, we tapped a few in the coveted generation to get their point of view. Plus they describe their dream burger, just for fun.
Millennials love authenticity. Organic cotton flannel shirts with shiny, pearl-snap buttons. Electronics made with real glass and aluminum. Chocolate milk stouts brewed just down the street. Celebrities that follow you back on Instagram. That kind of stuff.
Wednesday, March 25, 2015
Consumers are looking to spice up all of their meal options this year; many fast food brands have been adding new items to their menus for a limited time. Pita Pit, a 500+ unit franchise brand, is no stranger to limited time items. In fact, Pita Pit’s Carlos Serrano introduced the Boom Boom Chicken that he is offering at his Mobile Pita Pit for Mardi Gras. You can check out the segment here.
Wednesday, March 18, 2015
With consumers looking to eat healthier in 2015, many fast food brands have been promoting their low-calorie items in the New Year. Pita Pit, a 500+ unit franchise brand, is no stranger to healthy marketing. In fact, Pita Pit’s Jesse Gonzalez introduced the variety of customization available at Pita Pit to continue your New Year’s resolutions to eat healthy. Watch as Jesse creates a Light Chicken Souvlaki pita with the anchor, demonstrating how you can load up our pitas at Pita Pit with fresh veggies and ingredients. You can check out the segment here, or continue below.
By Lisa Gonzales
Jesse Gonzalez with Pita Pit is here to show us how to "build a better pita" that maintains flavor while cutting calories.
Continue and watch the video here.